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Lead Warehouse Worker

Woodbury, Minnesota
Start date
Jan 20, 2023
Closing date
Feb 2, 2023

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Retail / Wholesale
Employment Status
Full Time
About us:

As a Fortune 50 company with more than 350,000 team members worldwide, Target is an iconic brand and one of America's leading retailers.​

Working at Target means the opportunity to help all families discover the joy of everyday life. Caring for our communities is woven into who we are, and we invest in the places we collectively live, work and play. We prioritize relationships, fuel and develop talent by creating growth opportunities, and succeed as one Target team. At our core, our purpose is ingrained in who we are, what we value, and how we work. It's how we care, grow, and win together.

Target Global Supply Chain and Logistics is evolving at an incredible pace. We are constantly reimagining how we get the right product to the right guest even faster and more cost-effectively than before. We are becoming more intelligent, automated and algorithmic in our decision-making, so that no matter how guests shop-in stores or on deliver the convenience and immediate satisfaction they demand and deserve. We are on a mission to win decisively over any competitor, with a seamless and superior guest service experience unlike any they can offer. Our teams work with the agility our mission requires, and we constantly come together to implement new processes in record time.

Working in a Distribution Center means being on the very front lines of getting product to the guest as fast as possible-a critical differentiator and one of the most essential Logistics functions. You'll reach beyond the bounds of your team to partner across the enterprise and find solutions to support the business. Whether it's through focusing on our regional or upstream distribution centers, import warehouses or fulfillment and flow centers, you'll have a chance to positively impact thousands of Target guests and fellow team members worldwide, further differentiating Target from all the rest. There's so much good work to be done, from Distribution Center Operations, where process and problem-solving drive our results; to Quality Management, which influences and maintains our good name in the retail marketplace; and overall Distribution Center Productivity, where we're always analyzing and recalibrating how to best support our people, process and technology investments to support an ever evolving business.

As a Lead Warehouse Worker,you will lead tasks which may include assisting Operations Managers in coordinating work activities and process flow. You will help to instill a safety culture, identify training needs, and participate in root cause analysis using experience and continuous improvement methodology. You'll also assist in conducting control plan and standard work audits, collaborating with your Operations Manager to identify gaps. In this role, you'll work with other team members, leaders and departments to assess product flow and quality and make appropriate recommendations and adjustments in collaboration with your leader to efficiently and safely move product to achieve goals. Another key component of your job will be to assign tasks to team members, providing specific work direction and monitoring progress daily to improve on performance and functional area goals. Bring your ability to anticipate your leaders' needs and proactively solve problems before they arise, upholding Target's values and demonstrating professionalism and leadership.

Core responsibilities of this job are described within this job description. Job duties may change at any time due to business needs.

About you:
  • Ability to lift and carry merchandise weighing 47 lbs. frequently throughout a shift and up to 60lbs. occasionally, and to work within a process path for the duration of the shift.
  • Ability to access all areas of the distribution center, including the mezzanine.
  • Ability to read, use matching skills and comprehend department/product documentation.
  • Basic math skills.
  • Good oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to operate computer systems with minimal direction after receiving training.
  • Strong time-management skills; able to multitask, prioritize and manage requests when received from all departments.
  • 1-3 years of leadership, warehousing or manufacturing experience.
  • Ability to be trained on powered equipment safely.
  • Ability to work independently, as well as on a team, providing work direction to team members.
  • Strong interpersonal skills to relate with all members of the team.

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

Target will provide reasonable accommodations (such as a qualified sign language interpreter or other personal assistance) with the application process upon your request as required to comply with applicable laws. If you have a disability and require assistance in this application process, please visit your nearest Target store or Distribution Center or reach out to Guest Services at 1-800-440-0680 for additional information.


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